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New Hope Quilt Show

Learn about the history of quilts and their modern incarnations during “Quilts Then and Now,” a show sponsored by the New Hope Friends of the Library, on Saturday, April 12, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Read more »

StoryCorps listening party

Hear some of the personal histories saved during the recent StoryCorps recording sessions at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center. WLRH will host a StoryCorp listening party on Thursday, April 3, starting at 5 p.m. at the Main Library downtown. Read more »

Health insurance assistance

Volunteers with Bama Covered will be at the Main Library on Monday, March 31, from 4 to 7:30 p.m. to help people sign up for health insurance in accordance with the Affordable Care Act. Read more »

The Amazing Hubble Telescope

Learn about the wonders of THE AMAZING HUBBLE TELESCOPE from Max Rosenthal, one of the former managers of the Hubble Space Telescope, at the final Hertha Heller Forum of 2014 on Sunday, March 23, at 2 p.m. in the auditorium of the Main Library downtown. Read more »

Celebrate the Bard with us

Our annual Community Read program focuses on William Shakespeare and his works throughout the month of April. All branches will host events centered on this theme. We’ll also offer a series of special presentations and speakers. Read more »

Restless Alabama

The next Friends of the Library Hertha Heller Forum presents Lowell Zoller discussing "Restless Alabama," an explanation of the geological history and formation of what is now Alabama. The program will be Sunday, February 23, at 2 p.m. in the auditorium of the Main Library downtown. Read more »

Ivy Joe & Jim and All-Star Band

Celebrate Black History Month with music at Tuesday Evening Concerts @ The Library. Ivy Joe Milan & Jim Cavender and an All-Star Band will perform selections from Ivy Joe’s new CD on Tuesday, February 25, at 6 p.m. at the Main Library. Read more »

Buy a book, help Madison Library

The Barnes & Noble store at Bridge Street Town Centre will hold a Bookfair on Saturday and Sunday, December 14-15, to support the Madison Public Library. A "Downton Abbey" Tea will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. as part of the festivities. Read more »

'Christmas Tree Angel' author visits libraries

Hear author and actress Lisa Soland talk about her book The Christmas Tree Angel at three HMCPL locations on November 22 and 23. Read more »

Help the Madison Library grow

Make plans now to attend the public meeting for the Madison Public Library Expansion and Renovation Project on Thursday, November 14, 6:30 PM at Madison City Hall, 100 Hughes Road. Read more »

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